Category Archive: Personal

My first two months as a mum

Baby A. is two months today! (And his “reward” was getting the BCG vaccine… poor child). These two months have passed by quite slowly, or at least that’s how I feel. At first… Continue reading

Things I will do after giving birth

I am on week 38 of my pregnancy and everything has been pretty smooth, except when I had to stay in hospital for a week. I haven’t had nausea, heartburn, constipation or bad… Continue reading

A week in a Chinese hospital

You might have noticed that last week I didn’t publish any post, as usual. And it was because… I was in hospital! I had never stayed in hospital in my life. Heck, I’ve… Continue reading

The 2010 Shanghai Expo

Yesterday I was working on a translation that mentioned the football World Cup that is going to take place in Russia soon and I remembered the 2010 World Cup. Football (soccer for Americans)… Continue reading

“Look, the penis is here”

On Monday I had the prenatal check-up for the 24th week and one of the tests was a fancy 3D ultrasound in which the doctor checks that the baby has all the expected… Continue reading

How I ended up in China

Have you ever pondered how every decision that you made in the past brought you to where you are now? How everything could have been completely different if you had chosen the other… Continue reading

Working from home is also working

Working from home is not something common in China, a country where “being in the office” means “working”, when everybody knows that you can be in the office warming the chair and wasting… Continue reading

The Year of the Dog

The Lunar new year, also known as Chinese new year, will start on Friday! As you know, in the Chinese culture every year is related to one of the 12 Zodiac animals, and… Continue reading

Chinese movies (2017 list)

Am I too annoying with lists? A couple of posts ago I wrote a list with the China-related books I read last year, and now it’s the movies turn! This is also the… Continue reading

Our Spanish wedding

Finally! All the stress and preparations ended and I can at last take a rest in 2017! This was a very eventful year, between our two weddings and what worried me the most,… Continue reading